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2018-12-01 00:01

SUN 02.12

Global Citizen Festival

SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 4pm

Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Usher, Ed Sheeran, Sho Madjozi and Cassper Nyovest take to the stage for this cultural event in South Africa.

Picture: AFP

The Warriors Gate

M-Net Movies Action+ (DStv channel 106), 8pm

In this action adventure, fantasy takes on a whole new meaning when Jack, a teenager obsessed with video games, is magically transported to China to save a princess.

The Italian Job

M-Net Movies Zone (DStv channel 139), 8pm

F Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) directs Charlize Theron in this thriller. After being betrayed, a con man reunites his team to pull off a daring heist.

Date my Family

Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), 6pm


This week, we meet 27-year-old Kabelo Masia, a teacher from the Free State. Kabelo is looking for an intellectual man with a nice body.

Top Billing

SABC3 (DStv channel 193), 8pm

The best of the good life – from the most expensive luxury homes to man caves and runways.

Almost News with Chester Missing

eNCA (DStv channel 403), 7.30pm

South Africa’s most politically vocal and opinionated puppet gets into the swing of things in his new show, which takes an irreverent look at current affairs and puts high-profile politicians through their paces in interviews that only the country’s most famous puppet can get away with.

MON 03.12

Afternoon Express

SABC3 (DStv channel 193), 4.30pm

Live music performances, competitions and real-time audience interaction via social media.

#WTF Tumi

SABC3 (DStv channel 193), 9.30pm

Tumi looks at current issues that have South Africans talking. She also has her invited guests open up about the lighter side of their lives after a bit of snooping and through exciting interactive games.

Trending SA

SABC3 (DStv channel 193),

Join the gang as they unpack all the hashtags and social media moments from the past week.

TUE 04.12


SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 11pm

The show is aimed at an audience of parents, guardians and teachers who offer career guidance and life skills training to young people who are about to leave school and begin their studies at a tertiary institution.

Rhythm City (DStv channel 193), 7pm

Get your daily dose of drama with one of South Africa’s leading soap operas.

Imbewu: The Seed (DStv channel 194), 9.30pm

Ambitious business tycoon Zimele “Ngcolosi” Mkhize has his heart set on becoming South Africa’s first black oil baron, a legacy he wants to leave to his four children.

WED 05.12

Sports @10

SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 10pm

This is a fun and entertaining round-up of all things sport with special guest appearances.

Mina Nawe

SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 7.30pm

Funeka is a 29-year-old single woman whose sole mission is to marry the man of her dreams. Funeka and Sakhile used to be high school sweethearts and separated to pursue their careers and dreams.

THU 06.12

Mi Kasi Su Kasi

SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 6pm

This show aims to help change any negative ideas that remain in the minds of South Africans about our townships by exploring what makes each kasi so special.

How do I look SA

E! (DStv channel 124), 8pm

A style-impaired guest gets a new wardrobe and makeover. New looks are chosen by a professional stylist and two friends of the guest.

I Ruined my Life

Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) 9.30pm

A frustrated teenage boy decides to drop out of school due to his family’s financial struggles. He joins his thug friend to learn how to make money quickly.

FRI 07.12


M-Net Movies Smile (DStv channel 105), 7pm

Beautifully animated and incredibly sweet, this Oscar-winning tale follows Miguel, a young boy whose dreams of becoming a musician lead him to the colourful land of the dead.

TKO Boxing Magazine

SABC1 (DStv channel 191), 10.30pm

Local boxing at its best. Catch all the action in the ring with in-studio analysis.

SAT 08.12

Tomb Raider

M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv channel 104), 8.30pm

Alicia Vikander stars as Lara Croft in this action-packed reboot. After discovering the location of her missing father, Lara embarks on an epic journey to rescue him.

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland

Lifetime (DStv channel 131), 6.10pm

In this TV biopic, two of Michael Jackson’s trusted bodyguards reveal the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of the singer’s life, as well as his devotion to his children.

Hometown Christmas

Lifetime (DStv channel 131), 8pm

Noelle Collins has big plans to resurrect the town’s live nativity show, but faces a few obstacles along the way.

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